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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

May 4, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Cinco de Mayo Festival

Time

May 6, 2017
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

200 & 300 blocks of 5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Celebrating the Mexican heritage of many railroad workers during the establishment years of Valley Junction, this festival is an opportunity to recognize the Mexican community who helped James Jordan’s vision of bringing the railroad to the Des Moines area become a reality. In honor of our strong heritage, we will also present a proclamation and announcement of our Cinco de Mayo King and Queen.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

May 11, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Mary’s Meals Run 10K/5K

Time

May 13, 2017
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

Details

Join us for the Mary’s Meals Run! Save the date and join us for the Mary’s Meals 10K, 5K and Kids’ Fun Run on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Historic Valley Junction. By running or walking in the 5K or 10K, you’ll be feeding one child in most desperate need of food for an ENTIRE […]

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

May 18, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Valley Junction Arts Festival

Time

May 21, 2017
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

A wide variety of items will be available at this juried fine art show, including paintings, prints, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, furniture, clothing, stained glass, fiber and much more.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

May 25, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 1, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Mustang Car Show

Time

June 4, 2017
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Our annual car show is open to all Ford powered vehicles. With many different classes of cars, we attract a large variety of top-notch show cars from all over the mid-west.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 8, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Summer Antique Jamboree

Time

June 11, 2017
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Step back in time and enjoy bagging some old treasures from the past! Historic Valley Junction will be celebrating its annual Antique Jamboree on Sunday, June 11th. Rain or shine, the antique show will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the 5th Street area of West Des Moines’ Historic Valley Junction. The Antique Jamboree is one of the largest outdoor antique shows in the Midwest. FREE admission and parking to the public.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 15, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 22, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Feast on 5th

Time

June 23, 2017
6:00 PM

Location

5th Street, Historic Valley Junction

Details

Save the date! We welcome you to take part in this unique Community Dinner fundraiser, on 5th Street between Maple and Elm Streets.  We are teaming up with local farms to bring you the freshest meal! All proceeds from this event goes directly to the Historic Valley Junction Foundation.  Our Mission is to inspire and […]

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 29, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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All Iowa Bash

Time

July 3, 2017
3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for a revamped celebration of the United States and all things IOWA!! Try food and drink from local Iowa vendors, crafts from Iowa makers, music from Iowa bands, and more!

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

July 6, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

July 13, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

July 20, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

July 27, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Jazz in July- Season Finale

Time

July 29, 2017
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Details

Jazz in July, brought to you by Metro Arts Alliance, is a month-long festival that celebrates jazz with free outdoor concerts throughout greater Des Moines.                 We are hosting the Season Finale in Railroad Park from 5:00pm from 10:00pm on July 29th. Join us for a fun night of […]

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

August 3, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

August 10, 2017
4:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

August 17, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

August 24, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

August 31, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

September 7, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Fall Antique Jamboree

Time

September 10, 2017
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Step back in time and enjoy bagging some old treasures from the past! Historic Valley Junction will be celebrating its annual Antique Jamboree on Sunday, September 10th. Rain or shine, the antique show will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the 5th Street area of West Des Moines’ Historic Valley Junction. The Antique Jamboree is one of the largest outdoor antique shows in the Midwest. FREE admission and parking to the public.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

September 14, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Henry Gregor Felsen Tribute Car Show

Time

September 17, 2017
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Registration will be held from 9-12, with awards at 3 pm. The Top 25 hot rods will be given awards, along with 6 special awards. A DJ, food vendor, pinstriping, and Valve Cover Races will all be featured during this event.

Pre-Registration is $20 (by Sept 1), and day of show registration is $25.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

September 21, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

September 28, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Fall Gallery Night

Time

October 6, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Friday, October 6th is Historic Valley Junction’s Fall Gallery Night. Many galleries will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. featuring new artwork by regional, national, and international artists. This event is free and open to the public. In addition to the galleries, many other Valley Junction shops and restaurants are open extended hours for the event.

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Sip & Shop

Time

October 26, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Sip, Shop & Socialize after hours at participating stores!

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Pumpkin Walk

Time

October 29, 2017
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for this fun, family-friendly event! The Pumpkin Walk features trick-or-treating, children’s activities and more.

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Sip & Shop

Time

November 2, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Sip, Shop & Socialize after hours at participating stores!

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Sip & Shop

Time

November 9, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Sip, Shop & Socialize after hours at participating stores!

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Jingle Bell Drop

Time

November 16, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle Bell Drop” on Thursday, November 16.

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Small Business Saturday

Time

November 25 (all day)

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street & Railroad Ave

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Small Business Saturday was started in 2010 as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday as a way to encourage shoppers to patronize local businesses. What better way to celebrate this holiday than by shopping in Historic Valley Junction!

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

November 30, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 6, November 30, December 7 and December 14 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights, along with FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa and caroling, many new activities will be offered this year. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

December 7, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 16, November 30, December 7 and December 14 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights, along with your old favorites, such as FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa and caroling. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

December 14, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 16, November 30, December 7 and December 14 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights, along with your old favorites, such as FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa and caroling. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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